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as we get into tomorrow. let's go live on sky 6. it will be the coldest day of the season so far. it could be the coldest day in more than 6 months. poconos could drop to 35 degrees. in old city we have clouds, the rain continues to fall. lots of showers across south jersey and delaware. every now and then we're picking up a steadier downpour. the movement is southwest to northeast. it's moving along at a good clip. 15 to 20 miles per hour. it's raining over your neighborhood right now. it's not going to be doing so for very long. it will be out of here in the next hour or two. there's no cloud to ground lightning strikes and we're not seeing thunderstorms out of this. just a few showers and downpours. the cold front is pushing through. the temperatures plunge on the backside. they are down to 46 in pittsburgh that will be our
overnight low in the city. washington, d.c., 67. charleston, 46. day planner 69. clouds and showers around. lunchtime the skies will clear out west of the city. you may start to see blue out there. east of the city hanging on to showers, later this afternoon temperatures climbing into the 70s. i'll be back along in just a few minutes, we'll talk about the cold air that's on the way in the seven-day forecast. eva? >> thanks chris. we have a developing story out of fairmont park. the action cam was at forbidden drive off bells mill road where a car plumb he letted 60 feet -- plummeted of feet down the embankment. the man was trapped from midnight to 6:30 a.m. the driver was taken to the hospital in serious condition. investigators are looking into what caused the wreck. new this morning, a
teenager is in serious condition after being stabbed in the stomach across the street from philadelphia police headquarters. the action cam was at the scene, franklin square park at #th and rails -- 8th anticipate race. two men confronted the 18-year-old at 12:30. one suspect stabbed the teen and the two men ran off. the wounded teen is recovering at hanheman. camden county police say someone opened fire on a patrol car. the action cam was in winslow township. new jersey. a police officer was on routine patrol when a bullet hit the windshield of his patrol car. he called for assistance, dozens combed new brooklyn park in the surrounding area but did not find a suspect. two people fled a home in astin, delaware county.
the safire started on norman street around 4:20. the cause is under investigation. a teenager is lucky to be alive after she was rescued from the mangled wreckage of her car following a crash along the ask can. her life is forever -- the schuylkill river. her life is forever changed by the accident. annie mccormick has the story. >> reporter: hours after the crash, crews removed the wreck that careened toward the schuylkill river trapping the 17-year-old driver inside. >> it was a tight fit. everything smashed around her. she was scared, talking, but scared. >> reporter: a cardiac icu nurse happened to be driving by. >> there were a bunch of people that stopped and everybody was looking over the railing, it was missing. >> reporter: you jumped into action? >> there was another doctor
that was there helping her. >> reporter: a woman visiting from new orleans jumped off her bike and jumped into action, too. the driver told the nurses she lost control. police believe the teen was traveling eastbound on martin luther king when she crossed the westbound lane heading toward the river. her suv did a 180 and slammed through the guardrail flipping several times resting on the banks of the schuylkill. the single-vehicle accident shut down both lanes narlg traffic across the -- snarling traffic across the city. police officers and fire and marine removed her with ladders and a rope before transporting her to the hospital. amazingly nobody else was hurt including joggers bikers and vehicles that normally fill the roads and sidewalk at that time.
police confirmed that she was paralyzed from the waist down. this is an on going investigation. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> suspected cop killer air irk frein is still on the run. state police showed off pictures of amunition, food and clothing that frein may have used at a campsite. police thing else running out -- think he is running out of food. they warn that he may be scouring trash bins or cab ins to live off the land. he opened fire on a state police barracks killing one trooper and wounding another. new information about the man being treated in texas for ebola virus. thomas duncan flew to tax tax to mary -- texas to mary his
family. there are confess about delays and -- questions about delays and missed opportunities. >> reporter: they are the family at the center of the storm fielder by some, pitied by others, this morning these four have a new home. one far from the haz/mat suits that occupy america's first residents contaminated with the deadly ebola virus. >> it's a an area that's inside the city of dallas and it is an area away from other people. >> reporter: authorities will not say exactly where the family's new four bedroom home is, only that it's donated, isolated and gated. the family spent several days in the two bedroom dallas apartment with thomas duncan after he had ebola symptoms and contagious. after he was hospitalized they stayed five days in close contact with his sheets and towels all potentially
contaminated. >> right now people in the complex are scared. >> reporter: duncan's girlfriend and family members are healthy, no symptoms. no make the point they are not contagious, county leaders drove to them to the new house. >> i'm wearing the same shirt i was with the family. >> reporter: caravans of haz/mat crews wearing face shields and two layers of gloves and they tarped and taped duncan's car. inside crews collect his belongings, plus anything he touch from the mattress he slept on to the couch he sat on, they will be cut apart and stored in the barrels until they can be incinerated. >> we're anxious, but there's no fear in our eyes. we'll be safe and get it done in the appropriate way. >> reporter: that was ryan owens reporting. health officials in new
jersey have confirmed that a young boy who died last week tested positive for entrovirus 68. health officials confirmed he had a case of the virus, but are not sure that's what killed the boy. american while there are two new confirmed -- meanwhile, there are two new cases in new jersey that brings the total in the state to 9. at children's hospital in philadelphia, three children are hospitalized with what could be the virus. the patients are suffering with muscle weakness and their mris are showing spinal changes. the hospital has alerted cdc and more tests are being done. the virus has hit 40 states and linked to four deaths. >> you might see 3 to 8 children over the course of 12 months, to see 3 in a short amount of time is unusual. >> doctors don't know whether
the children will ever regain their strength. negotiation between septa and it's engineers are not going well. we don't have to worry about another septa rail strike until february. a federal advisory board has been unable to help septa and the train engineers come to an agreement. the board's term expires october 31, but septa said they will request a second advisory board to look at negotiations and that will push any strike back 3 months. bargaining is expected to resume monday. much more to come on "action news" saturday morning, running in the rain for a good cause. >> reporter: 2500 kids in trenton are learning how to play tennis and life skills, as well. i'll have a look at the innovative program that's making a difference in the city. that's coming up next. >> old man winter is paying us
drops that are falling right now. no question it is wet outside for many of us in the area. 9:13, 68 degrees, meteorologist chris sowers here not a total washout of a day. >> reporter: not the way we like the weekend to start. >> no 84. >> reporter: no, not like last week. let's go live on sky 6. we're looking at the view where the eagles will take on the rams. it will feel like football with temperatures barely cracking 60 degrees and nice breeze. if you're heading to the linc you'll need something with sleeves. storm tracker 6 live double scan the reason why we're seeing the rain there's a cold front pushing through. him temperatures will fall off over the next 24 hours. we'll make a couple of zooms, first we'll go north and west of philadelphia. land daily, doylestown, reporting rain. pottstown, a few patchy drizzle.
malvern, norristown seeing light rainfall. east of the delaware river we're seeing moderate rain being in reported in places like browns mill. lake hushes. you can see it -- lake yourself you can see it -- lakehurst. you can see it in camden county. this is the tail end that is just now making its way into cumberland and salem counties and far southern portions of south jersey. we have a couple of hours to go and by late morning we'll seal the thick cloud cover pull away and skies will brighten up by the afternoon. there's a coastal advisory for the delaware river and delaware bay reason. those are the areas that could take on water saturday of high tide. if you pick up any flooding that will start to recede as the tide goes back down.
saint david 64. glassboro, 69. gandys beach, buena, 70 degrees, woodbine, 69. you see the counter clockwise swirl over the great lake states that is form over alaska and dropped south through the high plains in the upper midwest. that's pushing a large slug of cold air into the heartland of the nation. bitz mark, 27 -- bismarck, 27. chicago, 36. they saw snow? minnesota and it's snowing in madison, wisconsin. the good news it is october, as it moves east it will modify. it will be cool here, but it will be milder than what they are dealing with out there. him there's the surface maps, cold front approaching, showers in the morning, skies clear out by afternoon, combination of sun
and clouds later on. sunday, a true taste of fall, it will feel chilly out there with a combination of sun and clouds and a breeze out of the west, northwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. future tracker 6, 20:30 showing showers across -- 10:30, showing showers across south jersey, by lunchtime, skies start to brighten up, the roads start to dry out and we'll see the sunshine. the morning is gray, but in the afternoon it will be bright and sunny, with a few clouds. allentown, 38. poconos 35. lancaster, 36. philadelphia, 44 degrees. accuweather as he is 72 mostly as you had -- accuweather says mostly cloudy skies, 72. afternoon sunshine, clouds, winds out of the west. mainly clear, chilly overnight
tonight, 45 for center city, the poconos 35. 38 for the suburbs. 72 today, 60 degrees tomorrow. monday we're back up to 72. so it's not going to last vrntion, -- very long, monday, sun and clouds, 72. tuesday, 75. we'll be 11, 12 degrees below average tomorrow and 5 to 67 degrees above average on monday and tuesday, you can handle that. >> we're tough. >> don't forget you can take 6abc.com with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting 6abc.com anytime anywhere. new overnight a fire destroyed a tractor-trailer at the wawa distribution center in delaware county. the blaze started around
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the area right now. 9:24, 68 degrees outside. turning to sports, the flyers head north for their season opener. they are doing team bonding off the ice before dropping the puck in boston, ducis rogers has that and the eagles getting ready for the rams. >> reporter: good morning, michael kendricks has been ruled out of tomorrow's game against the rams. this will mark his third straight missed game. brandon boinken is questionable with a hamstring area. the eagles are pleased with their 3-1 record, but not satisfied with it. they are looking to improve. >> it's a marathon and not a sprint. we have to work through some things offensively and defensively and get better. >> reporter: tomorrow 11:30 mike quick and i will be live from the link for eagles game day
kickoff. tomorrow night return for the complete wrap up on eagles game day final on 6abc. despite a report elsewhere, the phillies say there's no plan to change their ownership structure. john middleton is not assume control and david montgomery out. they say they said -- jason wert in game one of the nlds. werth firing home, but hunter pence beats the throw, the giants win 3-2 coming up later on. the flyers open the season in boston, if you can believe it. the team held its final practice after the practice the players head to cape cod where they spend the next few days taking part in team bonding activity.
we are talking deep sea fishing and paint ball. >> we're going for at that good time and get to know each other, but at the same time we are getting ready for boston. it's going to be a good time, but we'll make sure we put the work in. >> reporter: a little fun before the season begins. that's a look at sports, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend. >> the eagles add add real burdened to the -- added a real bird to the nest. noah fell out of his nest and landed on his head anticipate suffered brain and eye injuries. he underwent rehab, and it was determined he was not healthy enough to survive in the wild. he will be on the field for the national anthem and stick around for game time. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday
morning, including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: meet little monster, he and his friends are available at northeast animal rescue. we'll tell you about them and how this great organization is making a difference in philadelphia. that's coming up on "action news." >> plus a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" 9:00.
>> happening now on "action news" saturday at 9:00, cool down coming by later tonight some areas will plunge into the 30s. let's head outside to chris sowers and the accuweather forecast. you can see the rain, well you can't see it because the umbrella is blocking it, but you can hear it raining. it's not as nice as last saturday, we have heavier cells that are starting to develop across south jersey, places like burlington and monmouth county that's a lot of yellow up there, that's steady to moderate rain. if lou -- if you look at the left-hand side of the screen, it's start to stop. we'll expect the shower activity to continue into the afternoon.
visibility, 3 in philadelphia, 5 in beach haven. 10 in trenton. we need mild temperatures and we've got it. 69 in millville. dover, 70. 71 in sea isle city and on the boardwalk in atlantic city, 71 degrees. i was having a difficult time to first thing out the sky condition. it's going to look like this morning, but then you'll see shades of blue and sunshine later this afternoon. let's say early showers, afternoon sun, temperatures climbing into the upper 60s, low 70s. 72 in philadelphia, millville, 72. of cape may, 73. atlantic city, 73. toms river 71 degrees. last sunday we topped out at 83, 84, somewhere in there. we'll consult the numbers right -- we'll cut the numbers right in half especially in the lehigh valley. much cooler weather is on the the way. we're down in the mid 30s
north and west. it will be the coldest air we've seen in 6 months. it moderates and is out of here after 24 hours, it's not going to last long, but it will be chilly. i'll have the details in the seven-day forecast when i step back inside and dry out. >> new information about a fiery tragedy on i-95 in wilmington. a jeep cherokee was trying to get around a slower car when it lost control and went off the interstate. it hit a tree, the trash caused the cherokee to go up in flames killing the 36-year-old man in side. it happened in brandywine hundred. a minivan crashes into a parked tractor-trailer at a rest area in delaware. the minivan landed on its side in newark. state police say the driver lost control while traveling north on i-95 around 2:30 a.m.
the minivan rolled over several times eventually hitting the tractor-trailer that was stopped fortnight at the rest area. the couple inside was trapped and had to be rescued from the minivan. both were taken to christiana hospital, but expected to be okay. the defense has the case in a double murder trial involving a baby and her grandmother in montgomery county. the accused representing himself. david henry has the latest from the trial. raghu yandamuri's fate is in his own hands as the defense takes over. but it was his own words that landed him here in the first place. >> we have his own words in a signed statement and his own words from the video that he agreed to do with detectives. in that video he demonstrates how he did it, he is accused of killing 10-month-old and her
grandmother. he planned to ransom the baby to pay off gambling debt. he left behind ransom notes and confessed and led police to the body in the basement of a buildings in the apartment complex. before the prosecution rested its case, they use raghu yandamuri's concession again, in it he told detectives where he hid the jewelry stolen from the grandmother. he has since recan'ted the confession. he claims he was forced to participate in a kidnapping scheme with two strangers. >> all we know are the names of matt and josh. that's what he mentioned in the opening. >> reporter: how did these two strangers come into his life? >> i don't know i'm sure he'll explain that on monday. >> reporter: he is getting advise from two lawyers, but doing all the talking in court.
detectives searching for the baby now find themselves being cross-examined by the accused killer. it's been an emotional gut-wrenching case for everyone involved including the jurors some of whom have been seen crying at times. >> the one person it's not been difficult on is the defendant who showed no remorse throughout the proceeding. >> reporter: this defendant will resume monday morning when raghu yandamuri takes the stand to tell the jury how it happened. >> a delaware bankruptcy judge denied a request by trump entertainment to be relieved of it's obligation to the union employees at the trump taj taj mahal. they threatened to close the casino and layoff 3,000 employees fit doesn't win owe if
it doesn't win labor concessions. if it closes, it will be the 5th casino to shut its doors this year. chris christie stumps in another state that's important to any presidential candidate. iowa. the governor was there campaigning for the republican governor, he has been campaigning for gop candidates as head of the governor's organization. iowa's caucuses are the first presidential vote in the next presidential race. a delaware county man who helped people in need now needs help for himself and families. he has donated his talent to hurricane sandy victims and veterans and recently the hair stylist was diagnosed with stage three brain cancer. doctors were able to remove one tumor, but another can only be
treated with radiation and chemo therapy. he has been unable to work during the treatment. so friends are holding a beef and beer fundraiser to pay the medical bills. it will be held from 4 to 8:00 p.m. you can donate money by visiting his page on the go fund me website. kids are staying off the streets by putting them on the tennis courts. >> reporter: it's after school but instead of sitting in front of a tv, they are learning to play tennis, a program started by arthur ash who wanted to use the sport as a way of engaging and helping at risk youth. >> the tennis portion is of
emotional development and healthy lifestyle. >> reporter: in august, the ribbon cutting took place to unveil the largest youth tennis facility in the country. 2500 kids take part. it ties math, literacy. it starts in the third grade and tracks students through high school. >> i want through the program and received scholarships, where he played tennis and i want to grad school and now i'm here. >> reporter: it is supported in part by private sponsor who say they like the idea of education, tennis and nutrition for kids. >> we were delighted to see the
results. >> reporter: all the national junior tennis and learning programs are free. >> we want the kids to leave wanting to come back for more. >> reporter: in trenton, i'm nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00. say it ain't snow. a look at winter moving into one midwestern town. and chris sowers has a brief cool down moving our way. we're talking 30s and 40s at night. that's when "action news" returns.
>> doctors have determined that almost all of the 51 people who died at mount died from flying debris. another 16 people are missing. the search for them resuming. the volcano erupted last saturday while 250 people were hiking on the mountain. winter often makes an early show in minnesota. light, but steady snow fell on the town. pocket in -- proctor in the northern section of the state.
temperatures are 20 degrees below normal. firm correctly the temperatures were in the 20s. air temperatures in the 20s, 27 in bismarck. the windchill is 22. >> that's terrible. >> reporter: for those areas out there, this is early. rock ford, i will -- illinois, that's the earliest they have ever seen snow. >> it's not halloween. >> reporter: it's barely october. it's awful early, that's for certain. that's the view in cape may. the cold air is starting to funnel into the lower 48. the high plains, the great lakes they are seeing the cold air right now. we're seeing the mild stuff. but, as we getting -- as we get into tomorrow we'll see the colder temperatures move in. ful there's the view on of the radar. there's scattered showers and heavier activity north an east of the city. you can see heavier cells
indicated by the yellows and oranges, browns mills, wrightstown reporting moderate rain. farther to the east, speed well and chatsworth they are seeing heavy you are downpour. we're not expecting anything to reload toward the southwest. the heaviest is pushing through. skies will start to clear through the first partly of the afternoon. you'll see the clouds thin out and by afternoon you'll see the sunshine. 69 in millville. dover the same, reading, 62. how about, 46 degrees now in pittsburgh. look at this temperature swing. 23 degrees cooler right now in pittsburgh than what we're seeing in philadelphia. washington, d.c., 67. charleston, 46. it's the cold air behind the cold front that's pushing east. it will get in here overnight
tonight. the surface maps looks like. showers and sunshine this afternoon. the eagles game, combination of sun and clouds, you'll need something with sleeves. it will be breezy and chilly with highs barely cracking 60 degrees, this is a far cry from last sunday when highs shot into the low 80s. these are not record highs, but unseasonable warm. look what happens tomorrow, 59 tomorrow in allentown, 59 in quakertown. philadelphia, 60. glassboro, 62. feeling like fall. future tracker 6 heaviest weather pulling away by 11:00. mainly cloudy skies for everybody, there could be a leftover shower or spritz or sprinkle. 2:00, you're seeing sun, east you're holding on to the clouds, but by 3:00 p.m., just about everyone is cleared out. the afternoon opportunity look that bad. lehigh valley, showers right now, yiewlg see sunshine before -- you'll see sunshine
before the day is out. sharply colder overnight tonight, lows in the 30s. jersey shore, clouds and showers will hold on a little bit longer it won't be until 2, 3:00 when the skies start to brighten up down there. 73 is the high on the boardwalk. 60 degrees tomorrow, no issues for the eagles game, maybe the wind plays an issue with the kickers. 72 degrees monday, combination of sun and clouds, increasing clouds as we get into tuesday, that leads to wet weather wednesday morning and skies open up and you will see the sun by afternoon it's warmer with temperatures in the mid 70s that's the way the rest of the week plays out. 75 tuesday and wednesday, 74 thursday, 76 frif. it's a good day to watch football. >> reporter: football weather is supposed to be chilly, i'll enjoy it tomorrow. >> happening today, the opening of a new exhibit at the franklin
institute that will give a unique view in the bodies of animals. it will show animal bodies that have been preserved through a process. visitors can look at how the creatures bodies work. contact the franklin institute for more on the exhibit. our "shelter me rescue of the week" not only perhaps cats for adoption, but they prevent overpopulation on the street. nydia han has more. >> reporter: overpopulation prevents method that voferlings voferlings -- involves stray cats to get spayed and neutered. while population control is partly of the mission, finding homes for adoptable cats is
important. the rescue averages 100 adoption a year and encourages a forever relationship with its feline. >> we look at it as an extension of the family. >> reporter: before adoption they place the cats into foster homes where they learn to socialize with families and other pets. >> we get to know our cats whether they like dogs or children. they are 3 1/2 months old, brother and sister. >> reporter: this is a blind 4-month-old kitten. we have a special place in our hearts for blind cats who do well in a home. >> reporter: the rescue found snuggles. >> we were going to put him out, not knowing he was this friendly. >> reporter: and this beauty is
devon. extra love from trigger. and this is little monster, 8 months old he was found sick and hungry. the this is the sweetest little monster i met. go to the animal website for more information. vote for your favorite shelter or add a rescue group to our list by going to the "action news" "shelter me rescue of the week" facebook page we'll feature the highest .
>> happening today philadelphia's annual dragon boat festival on the schuylkill expressway it's going on right now. 150 teams compete in the races. money raised will support the gift of life. the organization raises awareness about organ and tissue donation. because of the event kelly drive will be closed until 5:00 p.m. if you're out and about in
philadelphia this weekend you might catch a glimpse of little league star mo'ne davis shooting a commercial. "action news" has learned they will be shooting around the city all weekend long. you may remember the 13-year-old became a celebrity with her nom nanlt pitch lg -- dominant pitching in the little league world series. this is what's happening around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. first up, the rummage sale at st. john's lutheran church. there will be home baked goods available for purchase happening from now until 1:00 p.m. the revolution germantown celebration celebrates george washington's daring campaign that came to an abrupt end
people will be out for religious holiday observances. >> reporter: that live shot looks good, we're not seeing rain drops on the lens. the moisture is pulling away. storm tracker 6 live double scan holding on to heavy downpours in monmouth county and central new jersey. the worst is behind us, from this point on, showers up to midday or so, 11:30 give or take. we'll see sunshine break through by midday, turning breezy and sharply cooler overnight tonight with lows in the mid 30s for the poconos and 38 in the suburbs, 48 degrees for center city. eagles game chilly tomorrow, make sure you wear something with sleeves.
we moderate next week. >> if we head out tonight we need a coat. >> reporter: oh, yeah, 38 is cold. >> absolutely. jack hanna's "wild count down is next. here's some of the stories we're working on for you, the benefits of aspirin for heart health could ward off cancer. and a play opens about apartheid. for chris sowers, and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim. try to avoid the rain drops!
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